APMG Accreditation

The House of PMO Essentials course range is accredited by APMG International.

What is Accreditation?

The House of PMO sets the standard and the syllabus for the PMO Essentials range of courses.

APMG International assess individuals against the standards through examinations.

A successful examination pass leads to a certification.

The accreditation and certifications are available from APMG International from May 2021


APMG International is a global examination institute that offers a portfolio of professional certifications for knowledge-based workers. APMG certifications are designed to provide professional career development for individuals, equipping them with the skills, knowledge, tools and techniques to help them and their organizations perform more effectively. 

In addition, APMG provides accreditation services for individuals and organisations around the world that provide high quality training and consultancy services in support of our certifications. 

Committed to quality, APMG’s certification and accreditation processes are developed and managed in accordance with a robust quality management system accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). 

New Professional Development Standards

With the release of the PMO Competency Framework, the House of PMO is also launching new professional development standards based on the Framework.

Examination body, APMG International – a global accreditation and examination institute – will be assessing learners and providing the examinations for the new certifications. Successful candidates will be awarded a digital badge which can be shared on social media and email signatures.

The courses, which accompany the certifications, will be available for Accredited Training Organisations (ATOs) to deliver from May 2021.

Richard Pharro, CEO of APMG said, “For too long the PMO community have been poorly served with no direct recognition of their capabilities and contribution to the successful delivery of Projects and programmes. The House of PMO changes that with a clear focus on their professional and career development. APMG are delighted to help them realise this ambition.”


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